|One Web Day - NYC 2008 - Joly MacFie|
OneWebDay - a global annual event that celebrates,and draws attention to threats to, the internet - is held every September 22. In 2008 this was a Monday - a breezy pleasant day as we gathered in NYC's Washington Sq.Park, The many illustrious speakers had to compete with occasional rumbles from nearby workers reconstructing the fountain. The OneWebDay theme this year was 'Democracy and Participation'...
Keywords: isoc-ny; Internet Society
|ISOC-NY - What price NYC wireless?|
The Internet Society (ISOC) is an open international body that promotes access to, and beneficial use of, internet technology. In Feb 2005 the New York City Council unanimously adopted Resolution No. 669 to provide low or no-cost broadband Internet access to affordable housing residents throughout the city. On December 21, 2005 the NYC Council passed Int. No. 625-A, establishing a permanent advisory committee regarding the use of municipal resources for universal access to broadband technologie...
Keywords: punkcast; nyc; isoc; isoc-ny; internet; broadband; public; politics; policy
|isoc-ny - The Future of WHOIS Policy - Jefferson Market Library NYC - Nov 8 2006 - Joly MacFie|
PUNKCAST#1064 The Future of WHOIS PolicyJefferson Market Library NYCNov 8 2006 sponsored by WWWhatsup with thanks to Jefferson Market Branch Library 'The Future of WHOIS Policy' The Metropolitan NY Chapter of the Internet Society continued its popular series of public events at the Jefferson Market library in Greenwich Village with a panel discussion on WHOIS policy, moderated by Danny Younger...
Keywords: isoc-ny; Internet Society; WHOIS; ICANN; NYC
|NYC Council - .nyc public hearing - Joly MacFie|
On October 17 2008 Council Member Gale A. Brewer (D-Manhattan), Chair of the NYC Council's Technology in Government Committee, held a hearing regarding the City's interest for a unique .nyc Top Level Domain (TLD). As we maybe familiar (from his earlier presentation) Tom Lowenhaupt has for some years been spearheading a local community-based effort - 'Connecting .nyc' - to acquire the .nyc TLD on behalf of the city...
Keywords: isoc-ny; Internet Society; ICANN; NYC